Kyle Pavone performing with We Came as Romans, Chicago, 2016 - photograph by Daniel Boczarski / Redferns / Getty

We Came as Romans singer Kyle Pavone has died at the age of 28. The band shared an announcement that revealing the official cause of death.

The cause of death has been revealed as “accidental drug overdose”. Here’s the statement:

“On Saturday, August 25, we lost our son, our brother, our best friend, and bandmate to an accidental overdose.

The opposite of addiction is connection. If you are feeling disconnected or lost, there is help. Please take action, whether that is talking to your families or friends, meeting with a counselor, or joining a support group.

If you are a friend or family member of someone who is struggling, do not be silent! If you are an artist in need of support through your struggle, we have created The Kyle Pavone Foundation in Kyle’s honor, to help.

We look forward to celebrating Kyle’s life again at a public event in early October at the Fillmore in Detroit. Please join us to continue to support Thank you.”

Pavone’s life will be celebrated at a public memorial event at the Fillmore in Detroit in early October.